Issue Management – Building Registers

Having previously discussed the relevance of an issue management program, this article will speak to the importance of documenting issues and how you can include essential details in your register. We highlight the different types of registers, essential register elements, and how to build them. Registers for Issue Management To best evaluate, analyze, and resolve Read more…

Issue Management – Categorization & Identification

Every business faces the risk of unexpected, harmful events that can cost the company, damage its reputation, and cause it to lose important clients. Issue management gives organizations an opportunity to proactively prepare for the unexpected by minimizing potential risks and resolving issues before they escalate. This all begins with effective Issue categorization and Identification. Read more…

Information Security Compliance and the Blockchain

Over the years, various information security standards have been published across a multitude of industries to protect consumers, organizations, and their assets from breaches and cyberattacks. Complying with regulations and frameworks has become the cost of entry. This is becoming increasingly true for cryptocurrency and blockchain-based companies as well. Risk Management & Compliance The concept Read more…

Fighting Fraud Risk With GRC Software

Fraud is an intentional action to either gain something unlawfully or deprive someone of their legal right by the incorrect portrayal of facts. There are several reasons why individuals or companies may commit or intend to commit fraud. The end result is typically to attain monetary or valuable assets. From attempting to gain new clients/investors Read more…

Improving Security With User Access Reviews

Human touch can be the most vulnerable element of IT systems. When infiltrating an organization’s systems, the hackers are often on the lookout for the lowest hanging fruit, trying to find the weakest link into the system. And the human element of any organization or business can be just that.   You can have controls and security measures worth Read more…

Inherent vs. Residual Risk, and How To Manage Them

In recent years, organizations have spent a tremendous amount of effort shifting to the cloud, improving their digital infrastructures, and making data more accessible. The pandemic has fast-tracked the shift to working from home, which has increased the use of cloud data storage. This shift has exposed organizations to new threats and magnified existing inherent Read more…

A Simple Guide to Understanding Incident Management

Updated May 30th, 2022 This guide will help you understand incident management and how to deal with unexpected events to minimize potential losses. One thing to remember — the problem is not the occurrence of incidents but how effectively you can handle and resolve these issues without significantly affecting your business. What will you learn: Read more…

The Driving Forces For GRC

These days, businesses are becoming increasingly conscious of the importance of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). However, it is still a challenge for organizations to pinpoint why and how they can successfully integrate information security and compliance program into their routine business operations.  Here are the driving forces for GRC that will allow your everyday business practices to contribute to managing risks, achieve compliance, and grow your organization.  Sales  Today the most important driver in any modern technology organization is still sales. Many organizations, regardless of industry require verification and certification against specific security Read more…

Product Update | July 2021

For this update, we have built several new features to increase user accessibility, improve system visibility, and make our forms and questionnaires increasingly useful across new use cases. Working towards a seamless data collection and user management experience, below is an overview of what’s included in our July update: Collaborator Portal Policy Management Updates Self-Serving Read more…

Managing Third-Party Risk in Healthcare

For many industries, it has become common place for services to be outsourced to external organizations, and healthcare is no exception. While this process can be significantly more efficient, this support mechanism entails additional third-party risks which even the most vigilant company cannot always account for.  Whether tasked with managing third-party risk in smaller healthcare facilities or expansive hospitals and research centers, IT Read more…